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Florida Brewery Map updated, and the number is …

The growth of the small brewery industry continues to proceed at a dizzying pace. The Brewers Association announced at the end of November that the number of breweries in the United States passed the 5,000 mark, with 99 percent of … Continue reading

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Florida craft beer lands awards in front of the world’s eyes

Florida breweries have had a slew of awards and recognition in just the past few days, and the timing couldn’t have been better because the 2016 Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference was in town. First the big one. In the … Continue reading

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Cigar City Brewing reaches sales agreement with Fireman Capital

Brewbound.com broke the news this morning that Cigar City Brewing in Tampa will sell controlling interest to a Boston-based private equity firm. From the story: Cigar City, a leading independent brewery based in Tampa, Fla., has agreed to sell controlling … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Beer Week events begin to trickle in

Announcements of Tampa Bay Beer Week 2016 events (March 5-15) are beginning to bubble to the surface. The official kickoff each year is the Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival, which has been held on the waterfront in Tampa the … Continue reading

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